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Notorious Bombo Beach

Notorious Bombo Beach

Also a popular surfing beach on the Northern end Bombo Beach is located just north of the Kiama township, on the Eastern side of the Princes Hwy. Only accomplished surfers should access this spot as it is well known for strong undercurrents and is not advisable for weaker swimmers.

Whales can often be spotted off the Southern Headland during the migrating season between April &am...
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Seven Mile Beach

Seven Mile Beach

The sweep of Seven Mile Beach is rimmed with sand dunes and a variety of coastal sand forests, some of which are listed as endangered ecological communities. and yes it is 7 miles long I've walked it.
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Dolphin Island

Dolphin Island

A island of the coast of Tasmaimia is shaped like a dolphin
Rating of 512/12/2007708Google Earth Logo
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Isla Blanquilla - Venezuela

Isla Blanquilla - Venezuela

The small island of Blanquilla is named for its white sand beaches, visible as a bright border along the northeastern–eastern shoreline. Located approximately 292 kilometers (182 miles) northeast of Caracas, this Caribbean island is a popular destination for divers and tourists arriving by boat or airplane (the airstrip is visible at image bottom).

The plants and animals of Isl...
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Pireaus Chios

Pireaus Chios

A sea path in greece that shows how anyone can come to my island,Chios!
Rating of 509/25/2007598Google Earth Logo
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lle Amsterdam Island - really BAD place for vacations

lle Amsterdam Island - really BAD place for vacations

This island was discovered by the Spanish explorer Juan Sebastián Elcano on March 18, 1522. Elcano did not name the island, however.

Having found the island unnamed, the Dutch captain Anthonie van Diemen named it Nieuw Amsterdam (Dutch for New Amsterdam) after his ship in 1633.

French Captain François Péron, was marooned three years on this island. Péron had been o...
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Caja de Muerto

Caja de Muerto

Caja de Muerto is an island south of Puerto Rico that is protected by the Natural reserve Caja de Muertos Natural Reserve, because of native turtle traffic. The island is located 8.4 km south of the Puerto Rican mainland. It is part of Playa barrio of Ponce municipio. It is 2.75 km long northeast-southwest, and up to 860 meters wide (560 meters on the average). The area is 1.54 km². Close by ar...
No rating yet08/09/2007712Google Earth Logo
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Marcus Island - 1021 km from nearest land

Marcus Island - 1021 km from nearest land

Minamitori-shima (南鳥島) or Marcus Island is an isolated island in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, located at 24°18′N, 153°58′E. The Japanese meaning of the name is "Southern Bird Island". It is 1.2 km² in area. It is the easternmost territory belonging to Japan, some 1 848 km SE of Tokyo, or 1 267 East of the closest Japanese island, Minami Iō-jima...
No rating yet05/01/20071,924Google Earth Logo
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Fernando de Noronha Altimetry (Altimetria)

Fernando de Noronha Altimetry (Altimetria)

Altimetry of the island of Fernando de Noronha.
(Image source: http://www.signoronha.cnpm.embrapa.br/alti.html )
No rating yet04/12/20071,061Google Earth Logo
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San Giorgio Maggiore

San Giorgio Maggiore

San Giorgio Maggiore is one of the islands of Venice, lying east of the Giudecca and south of the main island group. It forms part of the San Marco sestiere.

The island was probably occupied in the Roman period, and definitely had a church by 829. The Benedictine Monastery of San Giorgio was established in 982 and its monks drained the island's marshes. They had considerable auto...
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Saint Barthelemy

Saint Barthelemy

This is a wonderful island in the Caribbean
No rating yet01/31/2007510Google Earth Logo
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Flamingo Beach

Flamingo Beach

With its stunning natural beauty and central location, Flamingo Beach has become in just a few years in a renowned area for its structured growth and, for this reason, is ranked as one of the best destinations among the entire Gold Coast of Costa Rica.
A paradisiacal selection of activities is available to you. Among said selection, scuba diving, sailing, snorkeling, horse back riding, ...
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Conchal Beach

Conchal Beach

Conchal Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. Named this way because the white sand is covered with millions of shell (conchal) pieces, which makes it very soft and beautiful. There it is one of the best hotels in Guanacaste, the Melia Conchal, which is an all-inclusive resort with golf course, many gourmet restaurants and beautiful villas.
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En Trenc Beach

En Trenc Beach

This is the a beach the local's use. There are no hotels here just two enormous beaches with lovely white sand. You have to pay to park (about 4 Euro) then walk a bit but worth it. Beach bars , beds etc available.
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Aran Islands, Ireland

Aran Islands, Ireland

The Aran Islands (Irish: Oileáin Árann) are a group of three islands located at the mouth of Galway Bay, on the west coast of Ireland.

The largest island is Inishmore (Irish: Árainn (Mhór) or Inis Mór), the middle and second-largest is Inishmaan (Inis Meáin / Inis Meadhóin), and the smallest and most eastern is Inisheer (Inis Thiar or Inis Oírr / Inis Oirthir). Irish is a spoken ...
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Asinara Island

Asinara Island

Asinara (Italian for "Donkey-inhabited" but its name comes from Latin "Sinuaria" and means sinus-shaped island) is an Italian island of 51 km² in area, with approximately 700 inhabitants. The island is located just off the northwestern tip of Sardinia, and is mountainous in geography with steep, rocky coasts. Due to a lack of much fresh water, trees are sparse, and a low scrub vegetation predom...
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Capraia Island

Capraia Island

After Elba and the Giglio it is the third island of most northern from Tuscany Archipel for dimensions and after Gorgona. The porticciolo it is the heart of the country, where the little tens of inhabitants gather that are available between fishermen and traders. The houses are all lowlands and placed side by side one to the other, from above of one cliff erge the Saint Fort George, connected ...
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Amazing Island

Amazing Island

This island must be a precious one in the world. Look at it's size and it's position, 150m less length and hundreds ships around it everyday. I donno it's name maybe you can tell me.
Rating of 001/04/200711,875Google Earth Logo
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No Name Key

No Name Key

No Name Key is an island located in the lower Florida Keys. It is somewhat remote and sparsely populated. Its a fairly small Island in comparison to its neighbor, Big Pine Key, which lies about a half mile to its west. It is only accessible by boat and one bridge that connects the small island with Big Pine Key. Some of its native residents include the endangered Key Deer, and the American Alli...
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The World Islands, Dubai

The World Islands, Dubai

The World is an archipelago of artificial islands, shaped like the continents of the Earth, being constructed off the coast of Dubai. The project is inspired by the artificial Palm Islands also being built in Dubai. The World will consist of 250 to 300 smaller private artificial islands divided into four categories — private homes, estate homes, dream resorts, and community islands. The entire ...
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Michael Schumachers Island

Michael Schumachers Island

Michael Schumacher received an unique and unprecedented parting gift after his last Grand Prix in Brazil -- an island.

Dubai's crown prince - Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum - reportedly decided to give the retiring German a piece of the man-made island paradise 'The World', located off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.

'The World' is 300 islands cluster...
Rating of 3.16666666612/29/20062,419Google Earth Logo
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Le-Sport Spa

Le-Sport Spa

Le Sport resort in St. Lucia
Rating of 412/28/2006248Google Earth Logo
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Nice island

Nice island

Island off the coats of Mexico, looks deserted and looks great!
No rating yet12/16/2006420Google Earth Logo
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Miscou Island

Miscou Island

Little island located in New-Brunswick, Canada
No rating yet12/11/2006308Google Earth Logo
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Dhiggiri

Dhiggiri

Dhiggiri Tourist Resort, Felidoo Atoll, small island reccomended for complete relax, snorkeling and diving.

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